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Painter, VA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Painter is about the same as Virginia average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Painter is lower than Virginia average and is much lower than the national average.

Topics:Earthquake IndexVolcano IndexTornado IndexOther Weather Extremes EventsVolcanos NearbyHistorical Earthquake EventsHistorical Tornado Events

Earthquake Index, #990

Painter, VA
0.01
Virginia
0.20
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #1

Painter, VA
0.0000
Virginia
0.0000
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #825

Painter, VA
32.73
Virginia
88.66
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 782 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Painter, VA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:1Dense Fog:0Drought:6
Dust Storm:0Flood:59Hail:150Heat:4Heavy Snow:2
High Surf:1Hurricane:3Ice Storm:1Landslide:0Strong Wind:5
Thunderstorm Winds:410Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:1Winter Storm:28Winter Weather:20
Other:90 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Painter, VA.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Painter, VA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Painter, VA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 5 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Painter, VA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
8.11973-10-02237°42'N / 75°45'W000K0Accomack
22.41969-06-21237°17'N / 75°56'W0025K0Northampton
38.91989-05-02237°53'N / 76°24'W37°56'N / 76°20'W5.00 Miles50 Yards000K0Northumberland
49.51975-04-25237°50'N / 76°38'W0025K0Richmond
49.61981-05-11237°41'N / 76°41'W0.20 Mile20 Yards0025K0Middlesex


* The information on this page is based on the global volcano database, the U.S. earthquake database of 1638-1985, and the U.S. Tornado and Weather Extremes database of 1950-2010.


 
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